The brothers Renzo and Riccardo Cotarella founded the winery Falesco in 1979 in Montefiascone, Lazio, with the aim of recovering the ancient vineyards of the area. They virtually single-handedly saved the Rossetto variety, being alone in bottling a mono-varietal version. They also make Est! Est!! Est!!!, as well as Montiano, a 100% Merlot.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £506.45
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"Falesco's top offering is a 100% barrique-aged Merlot, the 2000 Montiano. While it may not equal the quality of the 1999 or 1997, it comes close. The 2000 boasts an opaque purple color in addition to a sumptuous perfume of graphite, blackberries, currants, licorice, and subtle pain grille notes. With great depth, full body, sweet tannin, and a long, layered, elegant finish, it should drink well between 2005-2020. Bravo!" Robert Parker
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